FIAT Idea MOT Results

Registered in 2006
62.9% pass rate
from 437 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Idea is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Individual lamps (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (54% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Front lamps (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Headlamp (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 0.92% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.92% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Horn
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.23% fail on Lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.23% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.46% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.46% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.92% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.46% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Components
        • 0.92% fail on Hoses
        • 0.23% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on ABS
  • 4.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on Cap
      • 0.23% fail on System
    • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.92% fail on Engine mountings (23 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Doors
      • 0.69% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
    • 0.46% fail on Seats
      • 0.46% fail on Drivers
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Requirements
    • 0.69% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.46% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.46% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.46% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.46% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
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